Today's Features

  • Phillip A. Clough graduated from the Army Airborne School at Ft. Benning, Ga. on Feb. 4.
    Pfc. Clough graduated basic training and infantry school on Dec. 15, 2010 at Ft. Benning, Ga. Clough is currently stationed at Ft. Bragg, N.C. in the 82nd Airborne Division, 1/325 Parachute Infantry Regiment.
    He is a 2010 graduate of Grant County High School and is the son of Jason and Cindy Clough of Dry Ridge.




    15 Years Ago


  • I have two provocative statements I want to make, which will probably raise your eyebrows. Statement No. 1: I’m wild about three women I know, but not in the way you might think.
    Statement No. 2: The kingdom of God is like the commercial for Viagra.
    First, the women. They’re friends of mine, although we hardly ever go out together.

  • The congregation of God’s House Church in Dry Ridge is in shock after their pastor was arrested last week on charges of child pornography.

    Todd Cummins, a deacon at the church on Broadway in Dry Ridge, was out of town on a college visit with his son when he got a call.

    “Shock is the best way to put it. It was disbelief and also a feeling I’d been betrayed,” Cummins said. “You don’t think your pastor is into child pornography.”

  • Nurse - Rebecca Ailstock
    by – Patty Poor, Crittenden

    If you are 24 years old, your life should be carefree and fun. But Rebecca Ailstock faces challenges that the majority of people her age would never think of. Rebecca faces the specter of cancer each day and is reminded of it each day when she looks in the mirror and sees her fluff of hair that is trying to grow back in after surgery to remove a brain tumor and a series of chemo treatments.

  • Fiance - Chester Alsip
    by – Carol Gadd, Verona

    The someone special in my life is my fiancé Chester Alsip. I’ve known him and his family of eight brothers and sisters, etc. for 60 years. He is the sweetest, most understanding, patient, friendly man I’ve ever known.

    He always has a kind word for everyone and a sweet smile on his face. He is 80-years-old and we fell in love with each other. I’m 74-years-old.

  • Daughters - Victoria, Katherine, Charlotte
    by – Chris Nicholson, Corinth

    My special valentines are my three daughters. The youngest, 27-month-old Charlotte has had a rough start to life.

    At only 5-weeks-old, she started having seizures. We took her to Cincinnati Childrens Hospital and after several days of testing they sent us home with no diagnosis.